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EI Paso's Rapid Growth
Official United States Census.
Population 1910 39,279
Population 1900 15,906
Population 1890 10,338
EI Paso, Texas,
December 15, 1910-12 Pages
Attack Strike Breakers and
Police With Lead Pipes
and Fight Viciously.
MAY LOSE LIFE
Chicago, 111., Dec. 15. In a clash
between striking garment workers and
the police today, one workman was
shot dead, one other fatally wounded
and several combatants on both sides
seriously injured -
Nonunion tailors . employed by B.
Kuppenheimer & Co., were being es
corted to the shop and were assaulted
Policeman Charles "Wrenecke, one of
the policemen injured, may vdie.
Several other policemen were so se
verely beaten that they had to be giv
en medical attention.
Manj strikers were armed with
heme made "billies," compose'd of
a chunk of lead at the end of a short
thong, and, with these they assailed
the police savagely.
A marked increase fn the bitterness
with which the strikers e'igage in riots
has been seen since Hie peace negoti
Rome, Italy, Dec. 15. The weather
was improved today and the flood situ
ation in northern Italy appeared less
serious. Great damage has been done
along the Tiber river, railway traffic
throughout the country is interrupted
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SECRET SERVICE RAIDS
BUCKETSHOP IX CHICAGO.
Chicago, 111., Dec 15. United
States secret service officers to
daj' raided the offices of the
Capital Investment company, as a
The main office and four
branches were visited and pa
pers and records seized.
"Sid" McHie, said to be the
chief owner, is believed to be In
Simultaneously raids were
made at, the offices at Aurora
and Joliet, I1L The firm Is said
to have 33 branches in the mid
Although government officials
are non-committal, they identi
fied their efforts as "part of
the general movement to stop
get rich quick concerns
Besides the Rookery building,
offices of the following alleged
bucketshops were raided: F. J.
Holzaphel, 235 Fifth avenue;
Campbell & -Co., Postal Tele
graph building; Murphy & Co.,
92 La Salle street; Sanderson &
Co., 235 The Rookery.
The -specific charge was using
the mails to defraud.
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TEXAXS BUY BIG
. v SOXORA LAXD TRACT.
Hermosillo, Sonora, Mex Dec
15. Judge Clinton "W. Nugent of
Conroe, Texas, and associates
have purchased from J. L. Burt
a tract of 25,000 acres, 18 miles
east of Hermosillo, for 50,000
The new owners will colonize
the land -with American farmers.
GUSHER AT BAY CITY.
Bay City, Texas, Dec 15. The
Square Title Oil company today
brought in a 10,000 barrel
gusher in the Markham field,
near here. The oil is of excel
lent quality. The principal
stockholders of the company re
side in Bay City.
ARB1TRA TION ASKED
Chicago, III., Dec 15 -It Is learned today that western railroads have ap
pealed to United States commissioner of lahor Xelll and to chairman Knapp, of
the interstate commerce commission, to act as mediators of the wage contro
versy between the railroads and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
TEN MEN ARE
Denver, Colo., Dec 15. Ten men are imprisoned in" shaft No. 2 of th
den Coal company's mine at Leyden, 14 miles west of Denver.
Fire started about 9 oclock last night
the timbering of the shaft was ablaze In a moment, shutting off escape
Rescue parties tried for a time to force an entrance through shaft No. 1
but this was abandoned this morning, as It was feared a draft would be cre
ated that would put the fire heyond control, and every effort is now being
made to extinguish the fire in shaft No. 2
It is not known whether the entombed men are alive or dead. The gov
ernment mine rescue car left Trinidad this morning for the seene.
Apparently the mine is full of gas, for n rabbit placed In a hox, was lowered
In the shaft for 20 minutes and brought out dead. The air compressor, triple
and hoist of the mine have been burned, making it impossible to clear the
mine of gas. '
The disaster vras caused by an electric spark from a motor. There had
been a strike at "the mine for some time and the entombed men were engaged
in cleaning up the property.
.-vt i.,u Ap. m. ihc mine -as still Burning and efforts to reach the
pnxoHeu men una ucen unsuccessiui. it Is not believed much can he
plisucd until the arrival of the government rescue car from Trinidad
Extra Train to Be Put on to
Handle the Freight Out of
. TO LOCAL POINTS
El Paso shippers and jobbers have
been granted some valuable conces
sions by the Santa Fe in shipping sup
plies from this city over that road to
Las Crucesand the Mesilla valley, Rin
con, Deming, Silver City and that re
gion. Following the practice of the El
Paso and Southwestern, which lately
inaugurated such a splendid daily
freight service out of here for points
along its entire' eastern division, the
Santa Fe officials have agreed to a
similar proposition, and will put on a
new freight train to handle the busi
ness. This concession has been se
cured by A. "W. Reeves, traffic man
ager for the chamber of commerce.
Silver City Service. !
In the past there has been consider-
able complaint of the service given El i
Paso .shippers on shipments to points
located on the. Santa Fe line north of
this city, and in the Silver City dis
trict. Recently a conference was had
with superintendent Summers, ,of the
Rio Grande division: general superin
tendent Kurn and general .manager
Fox relative to the service to the dis
tricts mentioned. These officials gave
assurance that they were not only
willing but anxious to improve this
""," V V L T
service to such an extent that the El
Paso shippers could find no fault what-
pvpr with it. Tn3TiiirHrnc hnvA VAn 5-
j sued to load a daily merchandise car
with freight for Deming and points in
the Silver City district. This car will
j j be forwarded from EI Paso each even
V : iQg ana" will reach Deming the f ollow
j j ing morning at which point it will
j of Deming will beforwarded either the
; ! same aiternoon or tne ionowmgmorn- j
j ing. Another car will be loaded with j
I freisrht for noint: in thp "MaHIh thIIpv. i
j j which car -will be forwarded each even- f
j ing and consignments will be ready
following morning. Another car will
he loaded with frrlit fnr "RiTinn a-nrt
points north thereof and for points be-
tween RIncon and Deming, not Includ
ing the latter. This car will be for
warded each evening, reaching Rincoi
the same- night and the freight for the
various' points will be delivered at des
tination the following day after load
An Extra Train Pat On.
General manager Fox and general
superintendent Kurn promised that
this service would be maintained and j
that they expected to give El Paso
shippers service second to none. In or
j der to operate this service daily and
on schedule time the trains on which
i these merchandise cars are to be han
j died, it has been necessary to add an
other train to the service between El
Paso and Rincon, which is to do local
work between these points, thereby
permitting the through trains to main
tain a schedule that.gives El Paso shlp
p"ers the service they have been prom-
ised. Vith the present rates and the
service now to be given by the Santa
Fe' to points north of this city on that
line, El Paso shippers have every
advantage over all competing centers
and should secure the lion's share of
the business in that district.
TO BLANK ADDRESS
El Paso Man Sends Jewelry,
But Does Not Say' to
Whom It Goes.
Unless Mr. Renowden calls .-t nnct-
j master Smith's private office, identi
j fies his Christmas package and puts
V , an address on it, there are sure to be
Vj three disappointed girls some place in
v this broad land when Christmas comes.
v j A package of jewelry was mailed at the
v ( El Paso office without an address on
y it. In the package was a card reading:
j "From Mr. Renowden." The package is
being held, until the sender is located.
as the result of an explosion
$ GOVERNMENT LEADS IX $
& THE BRITISH ELECTIOX. $
London. Eng., Dec. 15. "With
$ only 64 seats in the new parlia-
ment to be filed, the govern
ment coalition now has a ma
jority of 92.
I Over Three Million Dollars
Monthly Distributed in a
Radius of 300 Miles.
j T A TTA'P'Pim? "FT A Pi
!- X2-&-T JT SUU XLAO
Within a radius of 300 miles9X-Ei
Paso nearly ?3,000,000 are paid to
wage earners each month! The South
western Railroad company alone pays
nearly $300,000" to its men even 30
days, while the Southern Pacific com-
pany pays out to its road and -Shopmen
about $110,000 per month.
Some approximate figures, given by
J. A. Happer, who compiled reports
for the chamber of commerce while
on a trade excursion several years ago.
and which have increased appreciably
during the past year or two, are:
Copper Queen company, Bisbee,
Douglas, Ariz., smelter 110,000
Chino Copper company S0.000
cozarl. Mexico 4o,000 ,
Tombstone mines 35,000
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luue """c; i onnnn '
Cananea camp liO.uou ,
and. Morenci, Ariz.,
Carthage and San Antonio, N.
M., districts 40,000
Burro Mountain district 60,000
Mogollon district 40,000
Lucky Tiger and adjoining prop
erty, Sonora 50,000
Madera Lumber company 40,000
Southern Pacific, El Paso 110,000
Southwestern shopmen and
trainmen (El Paso only)... 125,000
Kohlberg Bros 10,000
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CLIFTOX'S POPULATIOX KfW3'' ' " " '"'
IS PLACED AT 4S74. " MF mmfiltSi ' 1 ?&
"Washington, D. C, Dec. 15. : F SpqEaEB!. 3d
according to the 13th census, of ffW&fc' PfcfSNiga ' ,!7"v A?
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tJLUuL I U Montauk Point to Eelieve "-
El HI ft fl -eTV or- Harbor ,
1 f fl I I Scene at 3Iontaulc Point, Lonp; Isla nl, where n new port may be opened,
1 I flfi Ji and a diagram showing how time villi he saved when ocean xteamers dock
there. The plan Is to transform the h arren aren of land at the east end of
El Paso Foundry 1S.000 j Odessa, Tex., Dec. 15 . The citizens
Darbyshlre-Harvie Iron and i of Odessa met at the opera house "Wed-
Machine company 9,000 ; nesday evening to arrange the final
Texas & Pacific railroad 15,000 ' steps toward securing the new rail
Santa Fe railroad v 15,000 road from Tucumcari on the north to
Mexican National Lines 5,000 the giilf on the south.
Kansas City, Mexico & Orient The" demand of the railroad commit-
Railroad company 10,000 ( tee was a $50,000 bonus, a right of way
El Paso Portland Cement com- i through the country, and 50 acres of
pany 22,000 J land on which to erect shops.
Globe Mills and Ice Plant S.000 j The demand was promptly met and
El Paso Smelter 30.000 j H. M. Pegues dispatched to Fort
Theco nro rmfv n. fftw of the ficrures i Worth to meet the committee and
which Mr. Ha'pper gives from memory, j sign the contract.
The C & A. smelter, the Superior and The proposed road will he one of the
Pittsburg and the Shattuck mines are greatest in the United . States, connect
not included in these figures. I lug In a way the gulf of Mexico with
ri,oro qt-p spvprn rnilroad divisions
where money is dispersed each month
and of which a great amount finds its
way back to El Paso.
Many hundreds of smaller mining
companies and industrial 'associations
throughout the territory, which is with
in close touch with El Paso distribute
hundreds of thousands of dollars each
month, and the payrolls will at this
time probably reach over $3,000,000 a
4 TO SUE RAILROAD FOR
4 RUNNING TRAINS LATE.
J" Austin, Tex., Dec- 15. The
2 Texas railroad commission this
morning ordered attorney geu-
$ eral Lightfoot to bring suit
against M., K. & T. R. R. for
4" failure to run the Katy Flyer
and the Katy Limited, two fast
" passenger trains on time. The
commission says the trains have
been on time only 10 days since
September. It is expected the
suit will be for $10,000 for each
4- AAAAAA 4,4..-1
AND 24 PERISH
London, Eng., Dec. 15. The German
steamer Palermo is a total wreck off
Cape Corrubodo, west coast of Calicia,
Spain. Five passengers and the crew
of 19 were lost. The vessel struck and
went to pieces during a fierce gale
A New Harbor To Be
Made For New York Shipping
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Scene at 3IontauIc Point, I-ionp; Isla
and a diagram showing how time villi
there. The plan Is to transform the h
Long Island Into a great passenger an
posed hecanse of the war department'
Xorth River pier line made neccsary Ii
of Xew York city. It is believed tha
Oil company and the Pennsylvania rail
furnishes transportation facilities an
of the Island from five to six hours w
this point. Passengers could leave their steamers, step Into a Long Island
train and he rushed to Xew York city In three hours.
IN NEW HOTEL
Possibility That Such a Fea
ture Will Be Included '
"William E. Rose, manager for An
drews & Co., of -New York, who are
planning to build the new El Paso ho
tel, has made a careful inspection of
the city and the hotel sites that have
W. A. Ullman, legal representative
of the same company, is expected to
reach here Friday in- company with
J. G. McNary, and a meeting of the
hotel promoters will be held to arrange
the final details for the erection of the
One of the suggestions made by engi
neer Rose was that one entire floor
f the building be devoted to a con-
. . ca . rtT,WT,Mon
and reunions, which will be held in El
Paso in the future. This is one of the
best methods, of increasing the business
of a hotel, the engineer says, and is
more tnan worcn tne cost oi construc
tion for an extra story. The plans and
organization of the hotel project wUJ
be decided upon at tne meeting to
ODESSA IS AFTER
ROCK ISLAND ROAD
tne .facinc ucean anu wuessa is tor-
tuuate to secure the contract.
WILD GOLD RUSH
Brisbane, Australia, Dec. 15. The
discovery of a rich gold reef in the
JBull Finch field in West Australia, has
' resulted in a tremendous stampede,
! oi us of 30 miles
The owner of cr-e Bull Finch rn".
Dorry Doolittle, has refused $2.0(0,000
for his property. From :20 tots of
ore $49,000 were obtained and ore' Is
reported by government experts as
running $450 to the ton.
The government will build a ra.lroad
THE "WINNERS OF
THE HERALD PRIZES.
The cash prizes offered for
the most new subscriptions se
cured last week by the boys
and girls who are working for
the Christmas spending money
were won by the following
First prize Matthew Iverson.
Second prize Robert Want.
Third prize Henry Bandle.
Another set of cash prizes are
offered for the most iew sub
scribers ' secured thi? week.
The opportunity to secure
points for this Christmas money
closes at S oclock Saturday
evening, December Cl.
nl, where a new port may be opened,
he saved when ocean steamers dock
arren aren of land at the east end of
d freight terminal. This project is pro
?: cppotitlon to an extension of thg i
y the ever increasing shipping trade
t the scheme is hacked by the Standard
road. The Long Island railroad already
d it is believed that clear to the end
onld he saved by docking steamers at J
Grand Jury Instructed to
Look Into Burning
Rock Springs, Tex., Dec 15. in his
charge to the gran'd jury judge Puruey
yesterday Instructed that the recent
burning at the stake of Antonio Rod
riguez be investigated. Rodriguez was
burned after he had confessed to kill
ing Mrs. Lem Henderson, wife of a
Following the lynching anti-American
riots occurred at several points in
Mexico on the1,, belief that the lynched
man was a Mexican citizen. Since then
it has been learned that he is a native
of New Mexico.
Americans arriving in El Paso from
Guadalajara bring copies of procla
mations issued only last week calling
upon all Mexicans, to desist from pa
tronizing Americans in any way until
"the brutal burning of our fellow coun
tryman, a native of Guadalajara, An
tonio Rodriguez, is suitably avenged."
The proclamations are signed by
more than 200 business men of Guada
lajara, all Mexicans.
One paper, El Pais, publishes it and
calls upon all Mexicans to heed it.
PLANNING AID FOR
. DESTITUTE FARMERS
Santa" Fe, N. M., Dec. 15: A mass
meeting has been called for, Saturday
at Estancia to consider the question
or dealing with tne destitute farmers
of the Estancia valley and eastern, New
Mexico who, on account of the drouth,
garnered no crops and are without
means to face the winter. Governor
Mills and other territorial officials have
been asked to attend and the territory,
may make arrangements to employ as"
many of the destitute men as possible
on good roads work.
Ottawa, Ont., Dec. 15. A thousand
prosperous Canadian farmers assem
bled here today to formulate demands
on the Dominion government, chief of
which is the abolition of customs du
ties on agricultural implements and
closer commercial relations with the
The farmers came from all parts of
Canada and the convention is expected
to have some effect on reciprocity pro
ceedings to be resumed in "Washing
ton next mouth.
MUST HANG FOR
MURDER OF WIFE
Cheyenne, Wyo.. Dec 15. The jury,
in the case of James McLachlin,
charged with the murder of his wife,
brought in a verdict of murder in the
first degree today. The penalty in this
state is hanging.
McLachlan shot his wife in Septem
ber and tried to kill himself, but re
coyered. He claimed that his wife
I was chasing him with a butcher knife
when he shot her.
WHITNEY WILL GO
AFTER SOUTH POLE
New Haven, Conn., Dec. 15. In a
telegram to the Journal-Courier today,
dated New Orleans, Harry "Whitney
says he and Capt. Bartlett. who com
manded the steamer Roosevelt on the
successful north pole expedition of
Capt. Peary, will start next year in
search of the south pole.
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MEXIGMl LOSS WIS VERY HEAVY
Representative of Insurgents at Washington Says He
Has Confirmation of Everything Associated Press
Man Wired Regarding Battle of Cerra Prieto.
Says He Will Prove It hj American Rail.
way Men Who Saw Fight No Fight
I Reported Since the Battle of
Washington, D. C., Dec. 15. The loss of Mexican
federal troops in the battle of Cerro Prieto Sunday was
150 killed and wdunded, while the revolutionists lost 60.
according to reports to American consul T. D. Edwards
at Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Mr. Edwards so telegraphed
the state department today.
"tt'aihlnirton, D. C., Dec. 15. Gustavo A. Madero, representative im TVask
Ington of the Mexican revolutionists, today made tke following- statements
Telegraphic advices received last night frpm the scene of Sunday's battle,
pear Cerro Prieto, confirm In every detail the account of the special corre
spondent of the Associated Press, even to the killing of the vrOKaied and
prisoners by Navarro's men.
""We are led to believe that certain railroad men who were on the spei
uill testify to this outrage, proofs of which will shortly reach Washing
ton, snid Madero.
RANGERS OX BORDER XEAR MARFA.
Marfa, Tex., Dec. 15. It is difficult to hear any news from the scenes of
threatened vrar on the river front. No fighting in reported yet, Ht as the
towns of Ojlnaga, Mulsto, Presidio and Ruidosa are surrounded by armed.
Mexicans, preparations are being made to defend these points. Rangers will
he stationed in squads at points on this .ide of the river. Sheriff Chastln will
accompany them to the scene of unrest and trouble. Deputy Miller is al
ready there, as is also immigration Inspector Menisr. "
NO FURTHER BATTLE REPORTED.
Passengers arriving Thursday morning from the Mexico North "Western di
vision out of the -city of Chihuahua report that trains are regular and that
the battle "below Pedernales has caused no chance in the aspect ef the
road. It Is reported that the station agent ct Pedernales "heat 'it "Wednesday,
leaving his office. The cause of his sudden departure Is only snaesaed. Pas
sengers from Madera say that ail is quiet there. The train which arrived In
Chihuahua "Wednesday night was not stopped as nsasl along the line hy
bands of Insurrectos Inspecting for soldiery. This indicated that, there is a
massing of insurgent forces preparatory to another battle with' the federal
REPORT QUIET AT 3IADERA.
Madera f is as quiet as a Quaker settlement and everything Is ranaing the
same as if the revolution was never heard of In that section, according to
C. H. "Warner, T. H. Blair and Andrew Saltwick, vhree Americans who ar
rived Thursday from Madera on ther way east to spend Christmas. They
say that the only thing that has happened at the Pearson lnmber camp
was the demrture of the jefe, who thought his dirty called him to a less
strenuous task than presiding over a settlement in the enemy's country. That
and the alarm in the minds of back cast relatives for the safety of Amer
leans at Madera, is the extent of the ni rising there, they say.
LETTER TO PORTtLLO. f
Mayor PortHIo, of Juarex, Is In receipt of a letter from the city of Chi
huahua pretending to give particulars of the battle at Cerro Pride. With
out giving the source of his information, a prominent Mexican engineer,
writes of the battle. He says that the engagement of the 10th was the Urst
hlow to the Insurrectos, and wa. an open engagement on the flat coHntry
near Cerro Prieto, where the three columns of the federals could maneaver
well. He says that the cavalrv and tlje Infantry engaged, hut that the artil
lery only fired seven or eight shots, hecanse they were not needed.
The writer tells that the engagement lasted from 11 a. m. until 3 p. n.
at which time the rebels retreated toward the mountains In clearing the
field, he relates, SO dead insurrectos were fynnd, also a large quantity oi
rifles of a variety of classes. The federal loss is placed at three officers
and nl" so'dlers, with 15 wounded. '
"With- SO dead you can well estimate the number of wounded and strag
glers," says the letter.
New Orleans, La., Dec 15. A private
mercantile house here this afternoon re
ceived a cablegram from Honduras,
with which country it transacts a large
business, to the effect that the govern
ment there win refuse to- pay tha in
demnity demanded oy the British gov
ernment for killing a British subject
jo.., m.fc. me iugusn cruiser isru-i
mui i eurouie to v.eiDa to collect tne
money. If it is refused the cruiser's
officers expect to seize the customs,"
iiuuie. nonauras is preparing to resist
TRAGIC WAIT OF LITTLE
DOG FOR HIS MASTER
By T. C. Lea, Municipal Judge.
He is just a little brown cur, not
over a foot high:, bob-tailed, with close
cropped ears, ragged and ugly as his J
kind usually are; and as he sits all day!
long in front of a store on South Stan- j
ton, looking longingly up and down the (
street peering wistfully at each one
who passes, with the great mournful I
eyes of a little child, few very few
of the hurrying throng give' him more j
than a passing glance, and none know ;
of the tragedy even in the life of a
little dog that Is hidden there. t
a few days ago, Jaks for that '
i ins name was naupy nis little -
namp was nnnnv hie itt-!a
stump tail was ever wagj
short ears were ever being perked bae'e of the new made mound out there In
and forth and his brown eyes, the only the City of the Dead,
part of Jake that is beautiful, were j And so, with his tragedy unknown
ever bright with joy. For he had a to the hurrying throng, little .brown
master then, kind and true, whoso j Jake is still waiting in front 'of the
hands fed and caressed him each day; j little restaurant faithfully hopefully
and the little restaurant on South j and more wistfully each day for the re
Stanton owned by that master was- turn of his master, who can never corns
Jake's happy home And Jake was ever back to him.
RICH CUBAN HELD
BY BANDIT SOLIS
New Orleans, La., Dec 15. Advices
received here today from Havana say
that Chrlsconio Peresr. a wealthy mer
chant, has been kidnaped by the bandit.
Inocenf Soils, and that $6000 are de
manded for his liberty. This is the
I second kidnaping In the last two days.
Senor Rafael Beninis, another rich Ha
vana merchant, was captured by hlgh-
waymen ana taken to Santa Clara prv-
ince. and was freed only after thvy
were paid$1500. Beniniz was seriously
wounded bv his captors.
Solis obtained 54000 last summer as
a ransom for Unn Manntt Lopez. Offi-
cers are hunting him.
him whom he worshipped
blind love of his little dot
heart; but one day, not so long ago.
the master was taken ill and faithful
little Jake was left to guard his castle.
The days dragged slowly by and with
them ebbed the life of the master.
Dread typhoid conquered.
And so, day after day, little brown
Jake, homeless and masterless now,
sits mournfully at the door of the little
restaurant and the drug store near it.
and looks wistfully up and down tha
street but in vain for a form that is
dear to him and listens always for a
and voice that he will
never hear acnin. All unconscious is ho